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5.5

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,464 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2007 Buick LaCrosse engine problems

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2007 Buick LaCrosse Owner Comments

problem #6

May 132015

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

2007 Buick Lacrosse. Consumer writes in regards to intermittent engine loss of power.

- Lunenburg, MA, USA

problem #5

Jul 082011

LaCrosse

  • 82,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Buick Lacrosse. The contact stated while driving 70 mph the vehicle stalled. The contact was forced to drive onto the emergency lane and attempt to restart the vehicle. The vehicle would not restart immediately but it did restart after several attempts. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer for a diagnostic to test which did not list any error codes regarding the vehicle stalling. The contact took the vehicle to another dealer for another diagnostic test and was also advised that there were no errors codes to determine the cause of failure. The contact called the manufacturer regarding the vehicle stalling. The manufacturer advised the contact that there were no other complaints regarding the vehicle stalling. The contact took the vehicle to a local mechanic who stated the crank sensor failed and the steering module was faulty. The contact stated vehicle was unsafe to drive which could potentially result in a serious crash. The failure mileage was 82,000.

- Bremen, AL, USA

problem #4

Mar 012010

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • miles
2007 Buick Lacrosse sedan. Consumer states major safety defect. Consumer reports while driving the engine shut down 3 times for no apparent reason

- Media, PA, USA

problem #3

Apr 012008

LaCrosse

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Unable to read dash information at dusk in the am, the dash light display will take anywhere from 15 seconds to 30 minutes to read.

- Carefree, AZ, USA

problem #2

Jul 172008

LaCrosse

  • 16,755 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Buick Lacrosse. In four different situations, while driving 40 mph, the vehicle would randomly stall. The contact heard clanking noises immediately before the vehicle began to hesitate and eventually stall. In two of the incidents, the vehicle was able to be restarted after a few attempts. The vehicle was taken to the dealer twice and they were able to diagnose the cause of the failure and produce an error code both times. They reprogrammed the engine, which repaired the failure for approximately two or three days. During one of the visits, the dealer replaced a transmitter and a throttle body. The repairs would last for approximately 3 or 4 days. The vehicle stalled again while driving 40 mph. The vehicle was unable to be restarted and the vehicle was towed to the dealer. The vehicle has not been repaired and remains at the dealer. The failure mileage was 16,755 and current mileage was 17,334.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #1

Jun 222007

LaCrosse 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30 miles
Brakes pulsate when braking. Car vibrates while driving and also has a desire to pull to right. Feels likes wheels are out of balance all the time. I have taken the car in and had the balance checked and they say everything is fine. They say it is the make of the tires and Goodyear is aware - they have made a goodwill replacement of the tires due to history of my car.... the engine blew at 1500 miles!!! still no better. Every day I get my fillings rattled loose on the way to work. The pull to the right was fixed when the replaced the steering intermediate shaft - but I had to go back because the dealer did not do front end alignment after replacing the steering shaft "not necessary - it's not the standard practice with the job" when they finally put in on the machine, it was out of toe by.18 degrees. I am still working on getting the brakes fixed. Last time they turned them due to "hard spots". when I go back for the inspection in Nov. I have to have them work on them again. This time I will fight to have the rotors replaced as I am terrified that I won't stop when I apply my brakes because the pulsating has gotten that bad.

- Rochester, NY, USA

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